Cattle Mutilations

Some cases contained anomalies that could not be accounted for by conventional wisdom.

Cattle mutilations hit their peak in the 70s when hundreds of cases were reported in Colorado and New Mexico. Because of newspapers, radio, and television, reports were getting to millions of people within a day of the deaths.

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Roxy the Biologist

“I’ve mainly been sharing information, but also doing posts reminding people that we can’t achieve environmental justice without achieving social justice. It’s amazing to see people, myself included, taking the time to learn more, stepping up and seeing what we can do to do better.”

Roxy Furman holds a First Class honors degree in BSc Zoology (INT)[1] with a study abroad year in Australia. She has a Master’s degree in Wildlife Filmmaking[2] from the University of the West of England Bristol, a course run in conjunction with The BBC Studios Natural History Unit (NHU)[3].

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Mariana Trench

How low can you go?

The Mariana Trench is located in the Pacific Ocean, just east of the 14 Mariana Islands (11″21′ North, 142″ 12′ East) near Japan. As you probably already know, it is the deepest part of the earth’s oceans and the deepest location of the earth itself. It was created by ocean-to-ocean subduction, a phenomenon in which a plate topped by oceanic crust is subducted beneath another plate topped by oceanic crust.

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Do Frogs Drink Water?

Ice water with lemon please.

Toads start out as tadpoles, fully aquatic, living in freshwater. They breathe through their gills by absorbing oxygen from the water. This is called cutaneous respiration. This continues until, in about 16 weeks, they have developed into frogs and now have lungs.

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Sage Fitzgerald’s Adventures in Coral

taxonomy [ tak-son-uh-mee ]
noun
Biology. the science dealing with the description, identification, naming, and classification of organisms.

Sage Fitzgerald is a Ph.D. student with the Climate Change Cluster at The University of Technology Sydney and a Research Assistant at the Museum of Tropical Queensland and ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies. I recently heard her research on coral on a podcast that I have included below.

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Why Are Some Eggs Brown, Some White?

Which one should I eat.

When I go into the grocery store I see the expensive brown eggs and then there are the affordable white eggs. I’ve asked some folks the difference and they either don’t know or they tell me the brown ones are superior and I shouldn’t eat the white ones. I was confused?

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Hammerhead Worms

The Hammerhead uses the muscles in its body, as well as sticky secretions, to attach itself to the earthworm to prevent escape.

The Hammerhead worm (Bipalium sp.), also known as Broadhead planarian and landchovy, is a terrifying, toxic terrestrial flatworm. It lives on land and is both a predator and a cannibal.

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Lucy Eckersley – Punk Biologist

She loves animals, any kind of animal, traveling , and seeing them in their natural habitat.

Lucy Eckersley is a wildlife biologist specializing in wild cats, experienced in organizing and presenting at scientific events. She pursues animal behavior, animal diversity, conservation, entomology, and specimens.

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